Since its inception in the early 1970’s, in Beirut(The Capital of Lebanon),UCMT (United CompanyFor Manufacturing and Trading of Chocolates…….
United Co. has always believed that their chocolate products should look good, taste great, permanently competing at the best quality/price and available……
Stretched over a 5000m2 piece of land, United. Co chocolate factory prides itself in providing its customers with quality dipped and molded chocolates in wide………
In order to achieve that business vision, the company has set the following different goals to attain for the time being in the years to come:
-Manufacturing of blocks and fillings of chocolate
-Grant private labeling to companies.
-Selling chocolate tablets to stores.
-Special recipes are made under request.
the factory conforms to ISO 9001 for quality management and ISO 22000 for food safety management, thus complying with the highest international standards in terms of product quality and safety.
According to a study issued from the University of L’Aquila, in Italy, eating chocolate increases insulin sensitivity, which reduces the risk of diabetes.
One of the sweet’s chemical components, theobromine, seems to reduce the activity of the vagus nerve, the part of the brain that triggers coughing fits. Scientists are even working on a cough-quelling drug that uses theobromine in place of codeine—a narcotic common in cough medicine.
Jeanne Louise Calment lived to the age of 122—the oldest anyone has ever lived. She ate two and a half pounds of dark chocolate per week. Harvard researchers found that eating chocolate actually adds two years to your life expectancy.
According to a Swedish study, eating more than 45 grams of chocolate per week—about two bars worth—leads to a 20 % decrease in stroke risk due to flavonoids, whose antioxidant properties help fight strokes.
Studies have shown that eating chocolate prevents blood clots, which in turn reduces the risk of heart attacks. Blood platelets clump together more slowly in chocolate eaters, the studies say.
Cocoa contains a compound called pentamericprocyanidin, or pentamer, which disrupts cancer cells’ ability to spread.